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Oisin and the Karate Tournament

Once upon a time, there was a little boy named Oisin who loved to do karate. He was very good at it, and he loved to show off his moves to anyone who would watch. But sometimes, Oisin worried that he wasn't good enough. He thought that maybe he didn't have enough talent or skill to be a true karate champion.

One day, Oisin's karate school was having a big tournament. Oisin was very nervous about competing. He had been practicing very hard for weeks, but he still wasn't sure if he had what it took to win. He was afraid of looking or feeling deficient in his most basic characteristics.

Before the tournament, Oisin's karate teacher talked to him about the concept of a fixed mindset. "Believing that your qualities are carved in stone can create an urgency to prove yourself over and over," his teacher said. "But in reality, you have the power to grow and develop your skills. You just have to believe in yourself and be willing to work hard."

Oisin thought about what his teacher had said. He realized that he had been thinking about his abilities in a fixed way, and that it was holding him back. He decided to adopt a growth mindset and focus on improving his skills, rather than just proving himself.

At the tournament, Oisin was still nervous, but he approached each match with a new sense of confidence. He tried his best and didn't worry too much about the outcome. And to his surprise, he won his first match! He was so happy and proud of himself.

As the tournament continued, Oisin continued to focus on his growth mindset. He didn't worry about what others thought of him or whether he was good enough. He just kept doing his best and trying to improve.

In the end, Oisin found himself in the championship match. It was a tough match, but Oisin didn't give up. He kept pushing himself, and in the end, he emerged victorious!

Oisin was so happy and proud of himself. He realized that by adopting a growth mindset and focusing on his own development, he had been able to achieve great things. He learned that he didn't have to prove himself over and over again, but rather, he could grow and improve with each challenge that came his way.

From that day on, Oisin continued to practice his karate with a growth mindset, knowing that he had the power to achieve anything he set his mind to.

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